Ulverston Community Calendar

Event Series Make a flag

Make a flag

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Free holiday craft activity. Ulverston Temporary Library with The Coro Craft Club. Join in and create a fabulous festival flag. All flags created will be displayed at The Coro as part of Flag Fortnight Festival. When: Monday 8th April. Wednesday 10th April. Thursday 11th April. Drop-in between 10am- 3pm. All children must be accompanied by ... Read more

A Bunch of Amateurs

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

OUR VERY FUNNY NEXT PLAY - A BUNCH OF AMATEURS by Ian Hislop (editor of Private Eye) and Nick Newman (cartoonist and comedy scriptwriter) Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace ... Read more

The Lost Forest

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

There’s magic and mayhem in the rainforest! Animals’ homes are at risk as bulldozers and diggers crash through the trees. Who will come to the rescue and fight the evil Endorro? Can we save the rainforest? Join Indigo Moon Theatre as they present The Lost Forest, a mesmerising performance of puppetry and digital projection for ... Read more

South Cumbria Music Festival

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

The South Cumbria Musical Festival was formed in 1976 and has developed over the years to become one of the most respected competitive events in the country. The Festival is well known for its high standards, friendliness and efficient organisation. It gives competitors an opportunity to perform on a stage in a beautifully refurbished venue, ... Read more

As SHE likes it

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

As SHE Likes It is inspired by the story of #MeToo pioneer Patricia Douglas. It’s been nearly 100 years since Patricia Douglas was lured to a studio party under the guise of a casting call, in what was perhaps the biggest, best-suppressed scandal in Hollywood history. Join the Damsel in Distress, or as she prefers ... Read more

Friday Night Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Live comedy with four award-winning, Edinburgh Festival-storming, prime time TV-smashing, rib-splitting, side-tickling, extremely funny acts: Larry Dean, Nina Gilligan, Gavin Webster and Brennan Reece.

Event Series The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Join Ulverston Pantomime Society for knock-about fun and frolics, with the residents of Pickle Town on a mission to rescue Hanky from the evil Snow Queen! With a Witch and the evil Snow Queen presiding over the residents of Pickle Town, chaos reigns when the baddies capture one of the Daisy Pickings children, Hanky. The ... Read more

Nine Below Zero and Dr. Feelgood

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

See two of the finest UK Rhythm 'n' Blues bands on one incredible bill. Nine Below Zero released their classic debut LP ‘Live at the Marquee’ in 1980. The band kept the momentum going with ‘Don’t Point Your Finger’ in 1981 before releasing their third and final LP on A&M Records, ‘Third Degree’ (1982). Nine ... Read more

£32

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Neil Gore presents a one-person version of the classic novel by Robert Tressell featuring projection, political conjuring tricks, and live music. Meet the famous characters and enjoy the scenes, speeches and songs, with the Great Money Trick as its centrepiece. This enduring and absorbing classic story of a year in the life of a group ... Read more

£7 – £18

The Christmas Toy Shop Mystery

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

When her baby brother's beloved toy bear disappears into the mysterious Christmas Toy Shop, Lucy has no choice but to dust off her deerstalker hat, grab her mini magnifying glass and follow it... However, on the other side of the door is a wild turkey chase of epic proportions. Join Lucy as she tries to ... Read more

£7 – £14

Holly at Christmas

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers herald in the Yuletide festivities with Holly’s hits, other contemporary classics, and some Christmas crackers all wrapped up in a fast, furious, and funny feast of entertainment. This breathtaking show has rocked ‘n’ rolled audiences across the globe – from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok, Swindon to Sweden – ... Read more

£7 – £25

Carols at the Coro

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Tickets are now available for this year's Carols at The Coro concert. 🎄Tickets are FREE but must be booked in advance. Bring your best singing voices and don your Christmas jumpers to enjoy sing-along carols and Christmas classics performed by Ulverston Town Band, St Mary's School Choir and Ulverston Choral Society. There will be refreshments, ... Read more

Bridget Christie: Who Am I?

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Bridget Christie is hot, but not in a good way. The 51-year-old, critically-acclaimed stand-up leaks blood, sweats, and thinks that Chris Rock is the same person as The Rock. It’s a menopause laugh-a-minute with a confused, furious, sweaty lady who is annoyed by everything. The Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning comedian cannot ride the motorbike she ... Read more

£6 – £21
Event Series Wife After Death

Wife After Death

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Friends and colleagues gather to say farewell to Dave Thursby, deceased veteran comedian and ‘national treasure’. But how much do they really know about Dave – or each other? Come and find out in local am-dram Ulverston Outsiders' latest production. With razor-sharp repartee, Wife After Death skewers the absurdities of life and death. Sparks (and worse) will ... Read more

£13 – £14.50

Trevor Nelson: Soul Nation

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Award-winning DJ, BBC Radio presenter and MTV legend Trevor Nelson brings his brand of personally curated hits from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s to Ulverston, where he’ll be spinning all the old school RNB tunes you know and love, with some special guests thrown in for good measure.

£25
Event Series There’s a Monster in Your Show

There’s a Monster in Your Show

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Tom Fletcher’s interactive adventures for big imaginations are leaping from page to stage, as the beloved ‘Who’s in Your Book?' series makes its debut as a brand-new musical show. A group of performers are preparing to start their show, but quickly discover they are not alone on stage. Little Monster wants to be part of the fun ... Read more

£7 – £17
Event Series Oh What A Lovely War

Oh What A Lovely War

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Wildly satirical, visually stunning and deeply moving, Oh! What a Lovely War is a theatrical experience like no other; a fusion of live music, movement, songs and sketches bringing to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War. More than a century on from the Armistice, Joan Littlewood’s musical entertainment Oh! What A ... Read more

£7 – £25

The King of Reggae

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

'Let's Get Together And Feel Alright' as the company that brought you the acclaimed RUSH - A Joyous Jamaican Journey, bring you this brand new narrated musical charting the life of the King of Reggae, Bob Marley. Get ready to enjoy songs like One Love, No Woman No Cry and Is This Love all played live on stage by the ... Read more

£7 – £25

Ministry of Science Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Liquid Nitrogen clouds! Fire tornados! Hydrogen bottle rockets! The UK's favourite science show is back and more explosive than ever! Join our presenters as they dive deep into the world of science and look at how it shapes everything around us – with a few loud bangs along the way. They’ll take an anarchic approach ... Read more

£17.30 – £18.37

Friday Night Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Live comedy with four award-winning, Edinburgh Festival-storming, prime time TV-smashing, rib-splitting, side-tickling, extremely funny acts: Paul McCaffrey, Josh Pugh, Hayley Ellis and Jack Gleadow. Paul McCaffrey As seen on Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News and Stand Up Central, the support act of choice for Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges. Josh Pugh Former English Comedian of the ... Read more

£16 – £19

The Four Seasons

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Using Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s seminal work The Four Seasons, James Wilton Dance present a work of immense physicality, driving energy and sweeping beauty. One of Europe’s most in-demand dance companies, this work features James Wilton Dance’s signature blend of capoeira, acrobatics, martial arts and classical dance, alongside stunning stage and costume designs. ... Read more

£7 – £22

Event Series Dinosaur Adventure Live

Dinosaur Adventure Live

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

65 million years in the making, it’s the greatest prehistoric show on earth. Join our intrepid rangers on a quest to recover the data crystal, restore power to the island and save the dinosaurs! Are you ready for the adventure? Stomp, roar and swish your tail as we introduce you to some of the most ... Read more

£16

Climate Conversations

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Join us for a series of climate conversation events across Westmorland and Furness to help shape and inform Part Two of Westmorland and Furness Council's Climate Action Plan. The Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate and Biodiversity, Councillor Giles Archibald, will be hosting five climate conversations including Barrow, Kendal, Penrith, Ulverston as well as an online ... Read more

Casting The Runes

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

We invite you to the edge of your seat, to the darkest corners of the night for a chilling, original adaptation of M.R. James' classic supernatural thriller. Our advice? Don't come alone… Expert on the so-called supernatural, Edward Dunning is a scholar and a sceptic. But when he crosses paths with the mysterious Mr. Karswell, ... Read more

£7 – £16
Event Series Jungle Book

Jungle Book

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A tale of wisdom in our eternal quest for love, identity and belonging. Mowgli’s daring adventures in the dangerous world he inhabits are brought to life through inventive shadow theatre, original music and colourful digital projection. You may think you know Jungle Book, but Indigo Moon Theatre’s version is inspired by the poetry & spirit of ... Read more

£7 – £10

In My Life: An Evening with Alan Johnson

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, Alan Johnson is one of the most popular politicians of recent times. Join him as he shares remarkable stories from his life.

£7 – £26

Youth Sector

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Upbeat, high-energy and full of irresistible choruses, alt/indie rockers Youth Sector bring their unique sound and showmanship to Ulverston on their 'Quarrels' UK tour.

£12

What the Dickens?

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

The life of Charles Dickens becomes strangely entangled with that of his famous character Scrooge in this brand-new piece of theatre, soundtracked by colourful Victorian popular songs and street music, haunting old carols and lively folk dance music. It’s Charles Dickens’ last Christmas Eve: 1869. Against his doctor’s wishes, he gives one of his acclaimed ... Read more

£7 – £20

Coro Coffee Morning

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Hosted this month by Sandside Lodge School Join us for a hot drink and a chat, browse an assortment of tombolas, raffles and bric a brac stalls, and help raise money in support of some fantastic local charities and community groups. Starts 9:30 am Entry is £1 on the door

The Brighouse & Rastrick Band

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Regarded by many as the best and most consistent ‘public subscription band’ in the world, the fabled brass band present a highly entertaining concert suitable for both the general public and brass band connoisseur.

£7 – £24
Event Series Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A musical full of comedy and catchy tunes, pearlies, aristocrats and unrequited love presented by Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society.

£13 – £17

Coro Craft Morning

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Get stuck into arts and crafts with the whole family at our free Coro Craft Mornings – a perfect chance for the kids to get creative in a fun and friendly environment. Each session, run by local Ulverston artist and Coro staff member Amy Whelan, will take a different theme – from a large-scale group ... Read more

Free

Christine Bovill’s PIAF

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A funny, poignant and moving theatrical homage to one of France’s most endearing icons, Edith Piaf; celebrating some of her best-known songs while threading her story with Christine Bovill’s own remarkable journey into the world of chanson.

£7 – £27

The Bohemians

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Go on a high-energy rollercoaster ride of a concert with the internationally renowned Queen tribute band, featuring the back catalogue of one of the most popular, iconic rock acts of all time.

An Evening with Jess Gillam and MILOŠ

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Classical guitar sensation MILOŠ is joined on stage by saxophonist Jess Gillam. Expect a beautiful range of music from Bach to The Beatles.

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Enter the world of the Moomins, where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination as you join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives, and adventures are plentiful.

£6.00 – £11.00

Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Enter the world of the Moomins, where anything is possible. Be sure to pack your imagination as you join us on an unforgettable journey to Moominvalley where everyone is welcome, nature thrives, and adventures are plentiful.

£6.00 – £11.00

Ben Fogle: Wild

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Ben Fogle takes you on a journey through his extraordinary encounters with the human and natural world, with inspiring and uplifting tales of self-discovery that will leave you enchanted, enlightened, and entertained.

Manchester Camerata with Jess Gillam

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Manchester Camerata return to the Coronation Hall in a celebration year for their 50th birthday - after a sold out concert a few years ago, the orchestra are back with Ulverston saxophonist Jess Gillam. Heralded by The Times as “Britain’s most adventurous orchestra”, the orchestra pop up in all sorts of places, from concert halls ... Read more

Event Series Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A wardrobe can take you to magical spaces, to all sorts of stories and wonderful places. Ours is a portal to the wild wood where something is roaming the forest, animals are mysteriously going missing, and a little girl has just received a beautiful red cloak from her granny... Open the magical doors to a ... Read more

£6 – £12

RUSH: A Joyous Jamaican Journey

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

Discover how reggae music took the world by storm in this narrated musical telling the story of reggae and the Windrush Generation. Get ready to enjoy the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Millie Small and many more in this joyful evening of ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and reggae ... Read more

£6 – £27

How To Be A Better Human

The Coro County Square, Ulverston, England, United Kingdom

A spoken word comedy about grief, loss, and self-acceptance, How To Be A Better Human tells Chris Singleton’s story of losing two of the biggest relationships in his life – Dad and Wife – in the space of a few months.

£6.00 – £12.00

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